Becoming a Medical Professional via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. American Intercontinental University, one of the highest ranking online schools, is a US school (accredited) offering medical courses to train individuals to become top-notch physicians, doctors, nurses, dentists, surgeons, medical assistants, medical professionals, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 26,310 people employed as chiropractors alone in America, and their average annual salary is $80,390. Dietitians and nutritionists make on average $53,230 per year and there are about 53,220 of them employed today. Colleges and universities like American Intercontinental University that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Medical Professional Salary Information

Category: Chiropractors

Total # Employed in the US 26,310
Average Hourly Wage: $38.65/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$15.74 $22.31 $32.53 $46.69 $72.39
Average Yearly Salary $80,390
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$32,750 $46,400 $67,650 $97,110 $150,570
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 1.0% 1.3% 0.3% 2.2% 1.0% 94.1%
Chiropractors — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Wisconsin $53.88/hr $112,060
District of Columbia $53.46/hr $111,190
Oregon $52.52/hr $109,240
New York $49.73/hr $103,430
Maryland $48.65/hr $101,200
South Carolina $48.53/hr $100,940
Alaska $47.26/hr $98,310
North Carolina $46.98/hr $97,710
Alabama $45.26/hr $94,150
Puerto Rico $43.54/hr $90,570
Delaware $42.92/hr $89,260
California $42.42/hr $88,240
Hawaii $41.95/hr $87,250
Oklahoma $41.63/hr $86,590
Missouri $41.52/hr $86,360
Nebraska $41.26/hr $85,810
South Dakota $41.02/hr $85,310
Kentucky $40.96/hr $85,200
Kansas $39.5/hr $82,160
Pennsylvania $39.28/hr $81,700
Louisiana $39.07/hr $81,260
New Mexico $38.95/hr $81,020
North Dakota $38.81/hr $80,720
Virginia $37.46/hr $77,910
Colorado $37/hr $76,960
Mississippi $36.02/hr $74,920
Wyoming $35.86/hr $74,590
Maine $35.83/hr $74,520
Michigan $35.76/hr $74,380
New Hampshire $35.76/hr $74,370
Washington $35.19/hr $73,190
Massachusetts $35.18/hr $73,180
Ohio $34.65/hr $72,060
Utah $34.22/hr $71,180
Guam $33.13/hr $68,910
Arkansas $32.4/hr $67,390
Iowa $30.84/hr $64,140
Montana $29.72/hr $61,830
Nevada $28.83/hr $59,970
Indiana $28.68/hr $59,650
Idaho $24.69/hr $51,360
New Jersey $23.24/hr $48,340
Connecticut $22.9/hr $47,620


Category: Dietitians and nutritionists

Total # Employed in the US 53,220
Average Hourly Wage: $25.59/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$15.98 $20.39 $25.07 $30.51 $35.91
Average Yearly Salary $53,230
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$33,230 $42,400 $52,150 $63,460 $74,690
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
4.7% 15.0% 8.8% 5.4% 36.2% 24.8% 5.1%
Dietitians and nutritionists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Mississippi $31.06/hr $64,600
New York $30.7/hr $63,860
Colorado $30.58/hr $63,610
Indiana $30.17/hr $62,750
Delaware $29.69/hr $61,750
North Dakota $29.62/hr $61,600
Virginia $28.11/hr $58,460
Tennessee $27.6/hr $57,410
Missouri $27.45/hr $57,090
Ohio $27.03/hr $56,230
Oklahoma $26.69/hr $55,520
District of Columbia $26.53/hr $55,170
North Carolina $26.38/hr $54,880
Guam $26.33/hr $54,760
Alaska $26.22/hr $54,540
Hawaii $25.94/hr $53,950
Nebraska $25.75/hr $53,570
Michigan $25.66/hr $53,370
Montana $25.44/hr $52,910
Wyoming $25.19/hr $52,380
South Carolina $24.68/hr $51,340
Puerto Rico $24.66/hr $51,300
Kansas $24.56/hr $51,070
Washington $24.14/hr $50,200
Louisiana $24.07/hr $50,060
Connecticut $24.04/hr $49,990
Maryland $23.77/hr $49,450
Utah $23.7/hr $49,290
Iowa $23.66/hr $49,220
Oregon $23.6/hr $49,100
California $23.57/hr $49,020
West Virginia $23.44/hr $48,750
Wisconsin $23.36/hr $48,590
Maine $23.27/hr $48,410
New Mexico $23.16/hr $48,180
Pennsylvania $23.03/hr $47,910
Kentucky $22.95/hr $47,740
Florida $22.93/hr $47,690
Alabama $22.93/hr $47,700
Arkansas $22.06/hr $45,880
New Jersey $21.77/hr $45,280
Massachusetts $21.43/hr $44,560
New Hampshire $21.27/hr $44,240
South Dakota $20.94/hr $43,550
Nevada $20.71/hr $43,080
Idaho $20.66/hr $42,970


Category: Optometrists

Total # Employed in the US 26,480
Average Hourly Wage: $51.42/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$23.19 $34.23 $46.22 $60.63 $0.0
Average Yearly Salary $106,960
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$48,240 $71,190 $96,140 $126,110 $0
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.1% 0.9% 1.0% 0.4% 0.9% 1.1% 95.7%
Optometrists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Massachusetts $68.53/hr $142,550
Wisconsin $65.97/hr $137,220
Maine $62.22/hr $129,420
South Carolina $61.08/hr $127,040
Oregon $60.33/hr $125,490
Nebraska $58.57/hr $121,830
Arkansas $57.4/hr $119,380
Wyoming $56.88/hr $118,300
Maryland $56.67/hr $117,880
North Carolina $56.47/hr $117,460
Alaska $54.87/hr $114,120
Montana $54.61/hr $113,580
Oklahoma $54.43/hr $113,220
Pennsylvania $54.14/hr $112,610
Hawaii $53.97/hr $112,260
West Virginia $53.77/hr $111,830
North Dakota $53.46/hr $111,210
Missouri $53.21/hr $110,670
Michigan $52.13/hr $108,430
Virginia $51.92/hr $108,000
Delaware $51.65/hr $107,430
Mississippi $50.6/hr $105,250
Utah $49.63/hr $103,230
New Mexico $49.22/hr $102,370
Colorado $48.92/hr $101,750
Kansas $48.7/hr $101,300
Guam $48.55/hr $100,980
Ohio $48.05/hr $99,940
Kentucky $47.93/hr $99,690
New Hampshire $47.51/hr $98,810
Washington $46.87/hr $97,480
Florida $46.74/hr $97,220
Puerto Rico $46.34/hr $96,390
Louisiana $45.81/hr $95,270
Alabama $45.13/hr $93,870
South Dakota $44.76/hr $93,110
Indiana $44.29/hr $92,120
New York $43.81/hr $91,130
Idaho $43.14/hr $89,730
Nevada $42.98/hr $89,390
Connecticut $41.65/hr $86,640
Tennessee $36.63/hr $76,190
California $36.06/hr $75,000
District of Columbia $35.71/hr $74,270
Iowa $33.74/hr $70,170
New Jersey $29.51/hr $61,380


Category: Pharmacists

Total # Employed in the US 267,860
Average Hourly Wage: $51.27/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$38.11 $46.05 $52.49 $59.29 $64.56
Average Yearly Salary $106,630
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$79,270 $95,780 $109,180 $123,330 $134,290
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.5% 1.2% 0.9% 45.4% 6.6% 45.2%
Pharmacists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Colorado $56.29/hr $117,080
Michigan $55.66/hr $115,760
Alabama $55.32/hr $115,060
Nebraska $54.57/hr $113,500
Alaska $54.55/hr $113,460
North Carolina $54.09/hr $112,500
Wisconsin $53.58/hr $111,460
Delaware $53.54/hr $111,360
Oregon $53.28/hr $110,820
District of Columbia $53.08/hr $110,400
Wyoming $53.01/hr $110,260
Tennessee $52.9/hr $110,040
Florida $52.9/hr $110,020
New Hampshire $52.29/hr $108,770
Puerto Rico $52.22/hr $108,620
Washington $51.94/hr $108,030
Connecticut $51.76/hr $107,670
New York $51.61/hr $107,350
Arkansas $51.38/hr $106,870
Hawaii $51.08/hr $106,250
Indiana $51.07/hr $106,230
Oklahoma $51.05/hr $106,170
Maryland $50.86/hr $105,780
North Dakota $50.46/hr $104,970
Kentucky $50.11/hr $104,220
Nevada $49.97/hr $103,940
Idaho $49.87/hr $103,730
Kansas $49.8/hr $103,590
Mississippi $49.73/hr $103,440
Montana $49.73/hr $103,440
Maine $49.65/hr $103,270
South Carolina $49.21/hr $102,350
Ohio $49.11/hr $102,150
Massachusetts $49.1/hr $102,130
Guam $48.73/hr $101,370
Missouri $47.45/hr $98,690
Virginia $47.26/hr $98,300
Utah $47.2/hr $98,170
South Dakota $46.69/hr $97,110
Iowa $46.49/hr $96,710
California $46.21/hr $96,110
West Virginia $45.12/hr $93,850
New Jersey $45.09/hr $93,780
Louisiana $44.42/hr $92,380
New Mexico $43.99/hr $91,500
Pennsylvania $43.56/hr $90,610


Category: Anesthesiologists

Total # Employed in the US 37,450
Average Hourly Wage: $101.8/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$55.52 $0.0 $0.0 $0.0 $0.0
Average Yearly Salary $211,750
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$115,470 $0 $0 $0 $0
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 2.3% 95.3%
Anesthesiologists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
South Carolina $110/hr $228,800
Delaware $109.32/hr $227,380
Arkansas $108.66/hr $226,020
Hawaii $107.4/hr $223,390
Wisconsin $107.12/hr $222,800
California $106.46/hr $221,430
Maine $105.84/hr $220,150
Oklahoma $105.83/hr $220,120
District of Columbia $105.48/hr $219,390
Colorado $105.45/hr $219,340
Mississippi $104.55/hr $217,460
Guam $104.04/hr $216,400
Missouri $103.81/hr $215,920
New York $101.32/hr $210,750
Pennsylvania $99.15/hr $206,240
Massachusetts $98.65/hr $205,190
Washington $96.83/hr $201,420
Oregon $96.55/hr $200,830
Kansas $96.41/hr $200,540
New Jersey $95.83/hr $199,340
Utah $95.13/hr $197,870
Iowa $94.99/hr $197,580
Wyoming $94.56/hr $196,690
Alabama $94.39/hr $196,320
Indiana $93.38/hr $194,240
Nebraska $91.85/hr $191,060
Michigan $90.01/hr $187,210
Ohio $89.3/hr $185,730
Montana $89.23/hr $185,600
Puerto Rico $88.96/hr $185,040
Idaho $83.18/hr $173,020
South Dakota $81.59/hr $169,700
Nevada $77.41/hr $161,010
West Virginia $73.67/hr $153,240
New Mexico $72.98/hr $151,810


Category: Pediatricians, general

Total # Employed in the US 29,460
Average Hourly Wage: $77.6/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$40.79 $55.95 $73.19 $0.0 $0.0
Average Yearly Salary $161,410
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$84,840 $116,370 $152,240 $0 $0
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 2.3% 95.3%
Pediatricians, general — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Louisiana $99.23/hr $206,390
New Mexico $96.29/hr $200,280
Nebraska $95.88/hr $199,440
California $94.41/hr $196,360
Maryland $94.33/hr $196,210
Tennessee $92.83/hr $193,090
Guam $92.56/hr $192,530
Maine $91.53/hr $190,390
New Jersey $91.24/hr $189,780
Indiana $90.27/hr $187,760
South Dakota $89.44/hr $186,040
New York $85.97/hr $178,820
Alaska $85.89/hr $178,660
Nevada $83.91/hr $174,540
Alabama $82.37/hr $171,320
Ohio $81.79/hr $170,130
Virginia $81.62/hr $169,770
Idaho $81.6/hr $169,730
Oregon $81.5/hr $169,530
Washington $79.82/hr $166,030
Colorado $79.46/hr $165,270
Connecticut $79.43/hr $165,220
Wisconsin $78.68/hr $163,650
Hawaii $77.79/hr $161,800
Michigan $77.66/hr $161,530
Missouri $76.63/hr $159,390
Arkansas $75.17/hr $156,360
North Dakota $75.17/hr $156,360
Pennsylvania $74.74/hr $155,450
New Hampshire $74.69/hr $155,350
Kentucky $74.5/hr $154,950
Oklahoma $74.07/hr $154,070
Wyoming $73.78/hr $153,470
Montana $73.01/hr $151,870
North Carolina $71.85/hr $149,460
Delaware $71.29/hr $148,280
Utah $70.32/hr $146,260
South Carolina $69.55/hr $144,670
Massachusetts $67.72/hr $140,860
Mississippi $67.08/hr $139,530
Kansas $64.51/hr $134,190
District of Columbia $57.99/hr $120,610
Puerto Rico $55.76/hr $115,980


Category: Psychiatrists

Total # Employed in the US 22,210
Average Hourly Wage: $78.68/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$31.53 $53.14 $77.04 $0.0 $0.0
Average Yearly Salary $163,660
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$65,590 $110,530 $160,230 $0 $0
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 2.3% 95.3%
Psychiatrists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Tennessee $105.51/hr $219,450
Nebraska $100.57/hr $209,190
Alaska $98.14/hr $204,140
West Virginia $97.22/hr $202,210
Kentucky $96.07/hr $199,820
Louisiana $95.7/hr $199,050
North Dakota $95.07/hr $197,740
Delaware $92.19/hr $191,750
Maine $89.64/hr $186,460
Colorado $88.93/hr $184,980
Missouri $88/hr $183,040
South Carolina $87.38/hr $181,750
Arkansas $86.47/hr $179,860
Maryland $85.81/hr $178,470
Michigan $84.24/hr $175,220
Ohio $84.01/hr $174,750
Hawaii $81.72/hr $169,980
New York $81.57/hr $169,660
Montana $81.35/hr $169,210
Oregon $80.86/hr $168,190
Wisconsin $80.41/hr $167,260
Alabama $78.95/hr $164,210
New Mexico $78.79/hr $163,880
Virginia $78.21/hr $162,670
New Hampshire $78.06/hr $162,360
District of Columbia $77.72/hr $161,660
South Dakota $77.7/hr $161,610
Massachusetts $75.71/hr $157,490
New Jersey $75.04/hr $156,080
Oklahoma $74.97/hr $155,930
Pennsylvania $72.48/hr $150,760
Wyoming $72.48/hr $150,750
Indiana $71.94/hr $149,640
Connecticut $70.71/hr $147,080
Nevada $68.91/hr $143,330
California $67.75/hr $140,920
Guam $67.73/hr $140,880
Idaho $66.32/hr $137,940
Utah $64.42/hr $133,980
Mississippi $63.33/hr $131,730
Puerto Rico $58.15/hr $120,960
Florida $55.65/hr $115,760
Kansas $46.83/hr $97,400


Category: Physician assistants

Total # Employed in the US 76,900
Average Hourly Wage: $40.78/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$26.86 $34.21 $40.58 $47.86 $55.33
Average Yearly Salary $84,830
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$55,880 $71,160 $84,420 $99,540 $115,080
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
1.0% 6.7% 9.0% 14.2% 30.6% 26.6% 12.0%
Physician assistants — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
New York $49.76/hr $103,500
Delaware $46.34/hr $96,380
Florida $45.97/hr $95,610
Alaska $44.32/hr $92,180
North Dakota $44.28/hr $92,100
Colorado $44.07/hr $91,670
Mississippi $43.71/hr $90,920
District of Columbia $43.63/hr $90,760
North Carolina $43.32/hr $90,100
Tennessee $43.15/hr $89,760
Wyoming $42.63/hr $88,670
Missouri $42.46/hr $88,310
Guam $42.4/hr $88,190
Oklahoma $42.18/hr $87,740
Nebraska $42.17/hr $87,720
Hawaii $42.11/hr $87,590
Virginia $42/hr $87,360
Wisconsin $41.98/hr $87,330
Montana $41.81/hr $86,960
Michigan $41.32/hr $85,950
New Jersey $41.21/hr $85,720
Idaho $40.67/hr $84,590
Arkansas $40.6/hr $84,460
South Carolina $40.33/hr $83,890
New Mexico $39.79/hr $82,770
Louisiana $39.7/hr $82,580
Puerto Rico $39.57/hr $82,300
Maryland $39.53/hr $82,230
Maine $39.47/hr $82,100
Oregon $39.35/hr $81,850
Connecticut $39.26/hr $81,650
West Virginia $39.2/hr $81,530
Iowa $39.09/hr $81,310
Indiana $38.35/hr $79,760
Alabama $38.34/hr $79,750
Kentucky $37.15/hr $77,270
South Dakota $36.91/hr $76,770
Pennsylvania $36.66/hr $76,260
Kansas $34.23/hr $71,200
Massachusetts $33.86/hr $70,420
Washington $33.21/hr $69,080
New Hampshire $32.88/hr $68,390
Utah $32.77/hr $68,170
Ohio $31.74/hr $66,020
California $30.83/hr $64,120
Nevada $26.24/hr $54,570


Category: Podiatrists

Total # Employed in the US 9,720
Average Hourly Wage: $63.33/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$23.45 $37.63 $55.89 $0.0 $0.0
Average Yearly Salary $131,730
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$48,770 $78,270 $116,250 $0 $0
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.0% 0.3% 0.8% 0.0% 3.2% 1.3% 94.4%
Podiatrists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Montana $83.53/hr $173,730
Wyoming $79.91/hr $166,220
California $78.82/hr $163,950
Maine $77.72/hr $161,660
Iowa $76.92/hr $160,000
New York $75.4/hr $156,820
Delaware $71.71/hr $149,160
Maryland $70.22/hr $146,050
Massachusetts $69.88/hr $145,340
Connecticut $68.04/hr $141,520
Mississippi $67.64/hr $140,700
New Hampshire $67.22/hr $139,830
Nebraska $66.66/hr $138,660
Idaho $66.18/hr $137,660
New Jersey $66.12/hr $137,530
Hawaii $65.93/hr $137,140
Colorado $65.59/hr $136,440
Oregon $65.42/hr $136,070
North Carolina $64.71/hr $134,600
Missouri $63.76/hr $132,630
Kentucky $63.59/hr $132,270
Louisiana $62.72/hr $130,460
Ohio $61.45/hr $127,810
South Carolina $61.45/hr $127,820
Arkansas $59.82/hr $124,420
Tennessee $58.97/hr $122,660
Oklahoma $57.92/hr $120,480
North Dakota $57.85/hr $120,340
District of Columbia $57.7/hr $120,020
Washington $57.56/hr $119,720
Alabama $56.11/hr $116,710
Nevada $53.63/hr $111,550
Wisconsin $52.74/hr $109,710
New Mexico $52.23/hr $108,650
Kansas $51.91/hr $107,980
Utah $49.29/hr $102,530
South Dakota $48/hr $99,840
Guam $47.95/hr $99,740


Category: Audiologists

Total # Employed in the US 12,590
Average Hourly Wage: $32.14/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$19.55 $24.63 $30.4 $38.18 $48.31
Average Yearly Salary $66,850
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$40,650 $51,230 $63,230 $79,420 $100,480
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.0% 2.7% 2.4% 1.8% 4.9% 58.6% 29.6%
Audiologists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
North Dakota $44.3/hr $92,150
Colorado $38.83/hr $80,770
Missouri $38.37/hr $79,810
Maryland $37.48/hr $77,960
Wyoming $36.37/hr $75,650
Indiana $36.32/hr $75,540
Oklahoma $36.15/hr $75,180
North Carolina $35.13/hr $73,070
Mississippi $34.48/hr $71,710
Florida $34.16/hr $71,060
Michigan $33.35/hr $69,370
Maine $33.29/hr $69,240
Louisiana $33.09/hr $68,820
Ohio $32.67/hr $67,950
Idaho $32.45/hr $67,500
Massachusetts $32.31/hr $67,190
Tennessee $32.26/hr $67,090
Delaware $31.98/hr $66,520
Montana $31.98/hr $66,510
Hawaii $31.93/hr $66,400
Washington $31.73/hr $66,000
Nebraska $31.72/hr $65,970
California $31.25/hr $65,010
Kansas $30.44/hr $63,320
Kentucky $30.13/hr $62,680
Pennsylvania $29.97/hr $62,330
West Virginia $29.96/hr $62,310
Oregon $28.9/hr $60,110
Nevada $28.77/hr $59,840
New Mexico $28.7/hr $59,690
Connecticut $28.21/hr $58,670
New Hampshire $27.98/hr $58,200
Wisconsin $27.79/hr $57,800
Utah $27.52/hr $57,240
South Carolina $27.51/hr $57,230
Iowa $27.41/hr $57,010
Guam $27.38/hr $56,940
New York $26.61/hr $55,360
South Dakota $26.5/hr $55,130
Alabama $26.32/hr $54,750
Arkansas $25.03/hr $52,060


Category: Occupational therapists

Total # Employed in the US 97,840
Average Hourly Wage: $33.98/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$21.8 $27.51 $33.48 $40.46 $48.28
Average Yearly Salary $70,680
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$45,340 $57,230 $69,630 $84,150 $100,430
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.5% 0.9% 8.6% 55.5% 31.1% 3.2%
Occupational therapists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Colorado $39.72/hr $82,610
New York $39.09/hr $81,310
North Dakota $38.48/hr $80,030
Mississippi $37.98/hr $78,990
Wyoming $37.72/hr $78,470
Florida $37.41/hr $77,810
California $36.66/hr $76,260
Delaware $36.41/hr $75,740
Alaska $36.13/hr $75,160
South Carolina $35.85/hr $74,570
Kansas $35.47/hr $73,770
Hawaii $35.14/hr $73,090
Missouri $34.68/hr $72,140
Massachusetts $33.94/hr $70,590
Maryland $33.93/hr $70,580
Virginia $33.9/hr $70,510
Oregon $33.8/hr $70,300
Connecticut $33.5/hr $69,690
Maine $33.48/hr $69,640
Idaho $33.29/hr $69,250
Tennessee $33.18/hr $69,020
Wisconsin $33.16/hr $68,960
Ohio $32.98/hr $68,590
District of Columbia $32.94/hr $68,510
Kentucky $32.68/hr $67,980
Oklahoma $32.62/hr $67,840
Nevada $32.4/hr $67,380
Indiana $32.11/hr $66,790
Puerto Rico $32.06/hr $66,680
Utah $31.97/hr $66,500
Alabama $31.85/hr $66,240
Arkansas $31.23/hr $64,950
Guam $31.21/hr $64,910
Montana $30.91/hr $64,290
Louisiana $30.57/hr $63,590
New Hampshire $30.33/hr $63,090
Nebraska $30.3/hr $63,020
New Mexico $30.12/hr $62,650
North Carolina $29.61/hr $61,590
Washington $29.15/hr $60,640
New Jersey $29.11/hr $60,550
West Virginia $28.6/hr $59,480
Iowa $27.58/hr $57,370
Michigan $27.56/hr $57,330
Pennsylvania $26.6/hr $55,330
South Dakota $21.52/hr $44,760


Category: Physical therapists

Total # Employed in the US 174,490
Average Hourly Wage: $36.64/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$25.08 $29.94 $35.81 $42.28 $50.92
Average Yearly Salary $76,220
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$52,170 $62,270 $74,480 $87,940 $105,900
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.3% 1.8% 1.5% 7.1% 41.7% 33.4% 14.3%
Physical therapists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alaska $42.02/hr $87,410
Mississippi $41.44/hr $86,190
New York $41.04/hr $85,360
North Dakota $40.28/hr $83,780
Colorado $40.26/hr $83,740
Florida $40.05/hr $83,300
Wyoming $39.91/hr $83,020
District of Columbia $39.64/hr $82,450
Kansas $38.46/hr $80,000
Hawaii $38.3/hr $79,670
Virginia $38.23/hr $79,520
Delaware $38.1/hr $79,250
Massachusetts $37.46/hr $77,910
Idaho $36.79/hr $76,530
Wisconsin $36.67/hr $76,270
Alabama $36.67/hr $76,260
Maryland $36.34/hr $75,590
South Carolina $36.22/hr $75,340
Oklahoma $36.02/hr $74,920
Utah $35.88/hr $74,630
Oregon $35.79/hr $74,450
California $35.73/hr $74,310
Montana $35.73/hr $74,310
Missouri $35.25/hr $73,320
Nevada $35.17/hr $73,160
Tennessee $35.04/hr $72,880
Arkansas $34.88/hr $72,550
Washington $34.85/hr $72,490
Maine $34.8/hr $72,380
Iowa $34.03/hr $70,780
North Carolina $33.83/hr $70,370
Louisiana $33.7/hr $70,100
Michigan $33.66/hr $70,020
Connecticut $33.55/hr $69,780
Nebraska $33.54/hr $69,760
South Dakota $33.48/hr $69,630
Kentucky $33.34/hr $69,340
New Mexico $33.11/hr $68,870
Guam $32.47/hr $67,540
Ohio $32.31/hr $67,210
West Virginia $31.97/hr $66,490
Puerto Rico $31.44/hr $65,390
New Hampshire $31.28/hr $65,060
Pennsylvania $31.13/hr $64,750
New Jersey $30.96/hr $64,400
Indiana $27.4/hr $56,990


Category: Radiation therapists

Total # Employed in the US 15,570
Average Hourly Wage: $37.18/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$24.03 $29.1 $35.66 $43.58 $51.55
Average Yearly Salary $77,340
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$49,980 $60,530 $74,170 $90,650 $107,230
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.0% 3.6% 11.9% 40.3% 37.7% 3.0% 3.4%
Radiation therapists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Washington $46.68/hr $97,090
Virginia $43.43/hr $90,330
North Dakota $42.85/hr $89,130
Colorado $42.51/hr $88,430
Utah $41.83/hr $87,000
Tennessee $41.32/hr $85,940
Missouri $41.2/hr $85,690
Oklahoma $40.32/hr $83,860
Connecticut $39.55/hr $82,270
New York $39.49/hr $82,140
North Carolina $38.69/hr $80,480
Kansas $38.23/hr $79,520
New Jersey $37.69/hr $78,390
Wyoming $37.02/hr $77,010
Hawaii $37.01/hr $76,970
Alabama $36.73/hr $76,400
Delaware $35.86/hr $74,590
Maine $34.69/hr $72,160
South Dakota $34.63/hr $72,030
Kentucky $34.5/hr $71,760
New Hampshire $33.98/hr $70,670
Mississippi $33.81/hr $70,320
Nebraska $33.79/hr $70,290
Montana $33.69/hr $70,070
California $33.62/hr $69,930
Louisiana $33.33/hr $69,320
South Carolina $32.95/hr $68,540
Oregon $32.89/hr $68,420
Idaho $32.75/hr $68,120
Florida $32.51/hr $67,630
New Mexico $32.45/hr $67,490
Wisconsin $32.21/hr $67,000
Arkansas $32.01/hr $66,570
Michigan $31.92/hr $66,390
Massachusetts $31.64/hr $65,810
Maryland $30.84/hr $64,140
Nevada $29.75/hr $61,880
Ohio $29.33/hr $61,010
Pennsylvania $28.46/hr $59,200
Iowa $25.85/hr $53,760


Category: Medical and clinical laboratory technologists

Total # Employed in the US 166,860
Average Hourly Wage: $26.74/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$18.05 $22.02 $26.51 $31.27 $36.52
Average Yearly Salary $55,620
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$37,540 $45,810 $55,140 $65,050 $75,960
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
1.4% 10.8% 18.2% 17.2% 44.4% 5.4% 2.5%
Medical and clinical laboratory technologists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Colorado $35.27/hr $73,350
New York $32.48/hr $67,550
Alaska $30.78/hr $64,030
Delaware $30.27/hr $62,950
Florida $30.05/hr $62,510
Mississippi $29.74/hr $61,860
Virginia $29.71/hr $61,790
Missouri $29.4/hr $61,150
North Dakota $29.37/hr $61,090
Tennessee $29.27/hr $60,880
Indiana $28.92/hr $60,150
Oklahoma $28.78/hr $59,860
Nebraska $28.52/hr $59,320
District of Columbia $28.41/hr $59,090
Puerto Rico $27.37/hr $56,930
Connecticut $26.88/hr $55,920
North Carolina $26.28/hr $54,660
Wisconsin $25.71/hr $53,470
Hawaii $25.64/hr $53,340
Utah $25.53/hr $53,100
Montana $25.51/hr $53,060
Michigan $25.5/hr $53,050
Iowa $25.43/hr $52,900
New Jersey $25.29/hr $52,600
New Hampshire $25.22/hr $52,450
Kansas $25.01/hr $52,020
South Carolina $24.98/hr $51,950
Maine $24.96/hr $51,910
Wyoming $24.73/hr $51,450
Guam $24.72/hr $51,410
Louisiana $24.48/hr $50,910
Idaho $24.33/hr $50,610
Maryland $24.22/hr $50,390
Oregon $24.18/hr $50,300
Alabama $24.06/hr $50,050
California $23.59/hr $49,060
Arkansas $23.54/hr $48,960
Massachusetts $23.52/hr $48,920
Washington $23.49/hr $48,860
Kentucky $23.47/hr $48,830
Pennsylvania $23.41/hr $48,680
West Virginia $23.28/hr $48,420
Nevada $23.21/hr $48,270
New Mexico $22.73/hr $47,270
South Dakota $22.4/hr $46,590
Ohio $21.91/hr $45,570


Category: Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

Total # Employed in the US 48,070
Average Hourly Wage: $23.91/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$12.47 $16.19 $23.22 $30.27 $36.65
Average Yearly Salary $49,730
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$25,940 $33,680 $48,300 $62,950 $76,220
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.7% 8.7% 21.6% 45.3% 19.4% 2.0% 2.3%
Cardiovascular technologists and technicians — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Missouri $30.64/hr $63,720
North Dakota $30.36/hr $63,140
Tennessee $29.6/hr $61,560
Delaware $28.98/hr $60,290
Colorado $28.29/hr $58,840
District of Columbia $27.78/hr $57,780
Florida $27.53/hr $57,270
New Jersey $26.69/hr $55,520
Oregon $26.44/hr $55,000
Indiana $26.19/hr $54,480
North Carolina $26.1/hr $54,300
Nebraska $25.99/hr $54,060
Michigan $25.32/hr $52,660
Oklahoma $25.01/hr $52,020
Utah $24.97/hr $51,940
Virginia $24.85/hr $51,680
Wyoming $24.7/hr $51,380
Connecticut $24.68/hr $51,340
Mississippi $24.64/hr $51,250
New York $24.55/hr $51,060
Alaska $24.49/hr $50,950
Iowa $24.47/hr $50,900
Kansas $23.88/hr $49,670
Ohio $23.42/hr $48,720
Louisiana $23.41/hr $48,700
Puerto Rico $23.22/hr $48,300
West Virginia $23.02/hr $47,870
New Mexico $22.98/hr $47,800
Montana $22.95/hr $47,730
South Carolina $22.91/hr $47,650
Idaho $22.61/hr $47,030
Washington $22.21/hr $46,190
Kentucky $21.92/hr $45,590
Maine $21.74/hr $45,220
California $21.64/hr $45,010
Arkansas $21.42/hr $44,550
Wisconsin $20.86/hr $43,390
New Hampshire $20.18/hr $41,970
Maryland $19.95/hr $41,490
Alabama $19.49/hr $40,540
Hawaii $19.46/hr $40,480
Nevada $19.27/hr $40,070
Pennsylvania $19.21/hr $39,950
Massachusetts $18.88/hr $39,270
South Dakota $18.81/hr $39,120


Category: Diagnostic medical sonographers

Total # Employed in the US 51,630
Average Hourly Wage: $30.6/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$21.15 $25.53 $30.3 $35.77 $41.32
Average Yearly Salary $63,640
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$43,990 $53,110 $63,010 $74,400 $85,950
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.7% 8.7% 21.6% 45.3% 19.4% 2.0% 2.3%
Diagnostic medical sonographers — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Missouri $37.72/hr $78,460
Tennessee $37.65/hr $78,320
Connecticut $37.2/hr $77,380
Alaska $36.3/hr $75,500
New Jersey $35.78/hr $74,420
Colorado $35.59/hr $74,030
Delaware $35.41/hr $73,660
Indiana $35.38/hr $73,590
Virginia $34.31/hr $71,370
Florida $33.94/hr $70,600
Mississippi $33.87/hr $70,450
Kansas $33.6/hr $69,900
New York $33.23/hr $69,120
North Dakota $32.98/hr $68,590
North Carolina $32.98/hr $68,590
Arkansas $32.66/hr $67,940
Nebraska $32.46/hr $67,520
Michigan $31.65/hr $65,840
Pennsylvania $31.25/hr $65,000
Ohio $30.85/hr $64,170
Oklahoma $30.8/hr $64,060
Puerto Rico $30.72/hr $63,890
Maine $30.22/hr $62,860
District of Columbia $29.7/hr $61,770
New Hampshire $29.39/hr $61,140
Iowa $29.37/hr $61,090
New Mexico $29.34/hr $61,030
Wyoming $29.32/hr $60,990
Kentucky $29.02/hr $60,350
Oregon $28.85/hr $60,000
Massachusetts $28.58/hr $59,440
Idaho $28.52/hr $59,320
Guam $28.19/hr $58,640
Utah $28.03/hr $58,300
South Dakota $27.92/hr $58,080
Louisiana $27.71/hr $57,640
South Carolina $27.37/hr $56,940
Washington $27.04/hr $56,230
Montana $27.01/hr $56,180
Hawaii $26.94/hr $56,030
Maryland $26.93/hr $56,010
Wisconsin $25.96/hr $54,000
California $25.09/hr $52,180
Nevada $24.82/hr $51,630
Alabama $24.19/hr $50,320
West Virginia $23.9/hr $49,710


Category: Radiologic technologists and technicians

Total # Employed in the US 213,560
Average Hourly Wage: $26.05/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$17.16 $20.92 $25.59 $30.8 $36.27
Average Yearly Salary $54,180
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$35,700 $43,510 $53,240 $64,070 $75,440
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.7% 8.7% 21.6% 45.3% 19.4% 2.0% 2.3%
Radiologic technologists and technicians — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Missouri $32.95/hr $68,530
New York $31.93/hr $66,420
Mississippi $31.64/hr $65,820
Indiana $30.51/hr $63,470
Florida $30.42/hr $63,270
North Dakota $30.21/hr $62,840
Colorado $30.09/hr $62,590
Alaska $29.62/hr $61,610
Oklahoma $29.45/hr $61,250
Virginia $29.25/hr $60,840
Delaware $29.2/hr $60,730
Tennessee $28.85/hr $60,000
District of Columbia $28.59/hr $59,460
North Carolina $27.76/hr $57,750
Nebraska $27.65/hr $57,520
Connecticut $27.12/hr $56,410
Kansas $26.96/hr $56,070
Ohio $26.1/hr $54,290
Puerto Rico $25.91/hr $53,900
Michigan $25.82/hr $53,710
Oregon $25.31/hr $52,650
Arkansas $25.25/hr $52,510
Wyoming $25.24/hr $52,510
Hawaii $24.61/hr $51,180
Utah $24.53/hr $51,030
Kentucky $24.34/hr $50,630
Washington $24.26/hr $50,470
New Jersey $24.11/hr $50,150
Idaho $24.01/hr $49,950
Iowa $23.97/hr $49,850
South Carolina $23.91/hr $49,740
Montana $23.79/hr $49,480
New Hampshire $23.61/hr $49,110
Wisconsin $23.54/hr $48,960
Massachusetts $22.95/hr $47,740
New Mexico $22.95/hr $47,730
Guam $22.21/hr $46,200
Maine $22.21/hr $46,190
Maryland $22.04/hr $45,840
Louisiana $21.98/hr $45,720
Pennsylvania $21.66/hr $45,060
South Dakota $21.64/hr $45,020
West Virginia $21.62/hr $44,970
Nevada $21.61/hr $44,940
Alabama $21.5/hr $44,730
California $21.34/hr $44,380


Category: Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

Total # Employed in the US 217,920
Average Hourly Wage: $15.88/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$9.31 $11.37 $14.42 $18.87 $24.74
Average Yearly Salary $33,020
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$19,360 $23,650 $30,000 $39,250 $51,460
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
1.2% 17.6% 44.7% 21.0% 12.5% 1.7% 1.2%
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Indiana $22.78/hr $47,380
Alaska $22.42/hr $46,630
Tennessee $20.78/hr $43,220
Mississippi $19.79/hr $41,150
Oklahoma $18.67/hr $38,830
Kansas $18.59/hr $38,670
Iowa $18.45/hr $38,380
District of Columbia $18.02/hr $37,470
Missouri $17.82/hr $37,070
New York $17.53/hr $36,470
Delaware $17.53/hr $36,470
Connecticut $17.35/hr $36,080
Colorado $16.87/hr $35,090
North Dakota $16.81/hr $34,950
North Carolina $16.79/hr $34,920
Massachusetts $16.2/hr $33,700
Virginia $16.08/hr $33,440
New Hampshire $15.69/hr $32,630
Alabama $15.44/hr $32,120
Nebraska $15.34/hr $31,910
Hawaii $15.34/hr $31,900
Washington $15.25/hr $31,720
Montana $15.25/hr $31,730
Oregon $15.2/hr $31,620
Idaho $15.18/hr $31,580
Wisconsin $15.02/hr $31,230
Guam $14.81/hr $30,800
Puerto Rico $14.77/hr $30,730
Wyoming $14.74/hr $30,650
Ohio $14.58/hr $30,330
Michigan $14.52/hr $30,210
Arkansas $14.43/hr $30,020
Utah $14.38/hr $29,900
Kentucky $14.28/hr $29,690
Louisiana $14.06/hr $29,240
Pennsylvania $13.98/hr $29,070
California $13.76/hr $28,630
Maine $13.51/hr $28,110
Maryland $13.5/hr $28,080
South Carolina $13.45/hr $27,980
New Mexico $13.25/hr $27,560
South Dakota $12.97/hr $26,980
Nevada $12.6/hr $26,210
West Virginia $12.47/hr $25,930
New Jersey $12.24/hr $25,470


Category: Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

Total # Employed in the US 728,670
Average Hourly Wage: $19.66/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$13.89 $16.31 $19.14 $22.7 $26.49
Average Yearly Salary $40,900
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$28,890 $33,920 $39,820 $47,220 $55,090
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
1.2% 20.7% 54.4% 16.5% 4.1% 0.6% 2.4%
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Delaware $25.15/hr $52,300
North Dakota $24.21/hr $50,350
Virginia $24.04/hr $50,010
Colorado $24.01/hr $49,940
Missouri $23.92/hr $49,760
Ohio $23.92/hr $49,760
Mississippi $23.71/hr $49,310
Florida $23.07/hr $47,990
New York $23.03/hr $47,900
District of Columbia $22.7/hr $47,210
Alaska $22.36/hr $46,500
Arkansas $21.95/hr $45,650
Indiana $21.64/hr $45,000
Tennessee $21.55/hr $44,830
North Carolina $20.97/hr $43,610
Montana $20.45/hr $42,540
Connecticut $20.24/hr $42,100
Oklahoma $20.15/hr $41,910
Puerto Rico $19.92/hr $41,430
Utah $19.85/hr $41,300
Kansas $19.83/hr $41,240
Wyoming $19.57/hr $40,710
South Carolina $19.19/hr $39,910
Hawaii $19.19/hr $39,910
Guam $19.16/hr $39,840
Oregon $19.09/hr $39,710
Michigan $19.07/hr $39,660
Nebraska $18.67/hr $38,840
Kentucky $18.23/hr $37,920
Iowa $18.2/hr $37,860
Washington $18.01/hr $37,450
Massachusetts $17.98/hr $37,390
Maine $17.6/hr $36,600
Louisiana $17.45/hr $36,300
Idaho $17.39/hr $36,170
Maryland $17.38/hr $36,150
Wisconsin $17.3/hr $35,990
New Mexico $17.22/hr $35,810
New Hampshire $16.87/hr $35,100
New Jersey $16.78/hr $34,910
Pennsylvania $16.74/hr $34,810
Nevada $16.58/hr $34,490
California $16.23/hr $33,750
Alabama $16.1/hr $33,490
West Virginia $16.06/hr $33,390
South Dakota $15.76/hr $32,790


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